Apr 092014
 
West Sac Rotarians head south of the border for building project

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 2, 2014 – By Rotary Club of West Sacramento members Carol Bogart, Ken Wilson and Peter Anderson, with Rotary District 5180 Assistant Governor Judy Foote. Four members of the Rotary Club of West Sacramento – President Mike Campbell, President-Elect Ken Wilson 2014-2015, Bill Bevier and Paul Kolarik – were joined [...]

Feb 202014
 
RCHS students create 'blankets of love'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 12, 2014 – Inspired after hearing about a project in which volunteers made scarves, in silence, for charity, the Interact Club at River City High School decided to do something similar.   Students in the club started “Blankets of Love,” joining in silent meditation or prayer while cutting and double-knotting [...]

Feb 012014
 
Veterans Day volunteers from West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 22, 2014 – Volunteers place live wreaths on the graves of military veterans at the Sacramento Valley National Veterans Cemetery in Dixon.  Others remove the wreaths for recycling after the holiday. This year, on Jan. 11, it was members of the Centennial Rotary Club of West Sacramento who performed cleanup [...]

Jan 042014
 
Longstanding group passes out free Christmas meals to hundreds

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 1, 2014 – From the Rotary Club of West Sacramento For decades, a volunteer organization called the West Sacramento Christmas Basket Project has provided fixings for a Christmas meal to locals who need that kind of help. The tradition continued this Dec. 21-22, when the group passed out canned goods; pastas; vegetables; [...]

Feb 062013
 
RCHS student volunteers help younger kids with their reading

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 23, 2013 – River City High School’s community service club, called the ‘Interact Club,’ is now working with the local library branch on a program to help kids read.   In the ‘Reading Buddies’ program, two Interact Club members will spend time listening to first- and second-graders practice their reading [...]

Dec 302012
 
Rotary chips in for youth boxing

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 19, 2012 – The boxing program is organized in collaboration with the City of West Sacramento and the Broderick and Bryte Main Event Coalition, with Tony “The Tiger” Lopez and other boxing luminaries helping out. Upcoming is the program’s third summer.   “We had about 60 last year, including about [...]